Analysis of the CD34+ cell to total nucleated cell content ratio of 619 transplanted and back-up cord blood units

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Fig. 1: CD34+ cell to TNC content (CD34+/TNC) ratio in units selected for adult CBT recipients at MSKCC between 2014 and 2019.


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This research was supported in part by a grant from the National Institute of Health, National Cancer Institute (P30 CA008748).

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IP, AS, and JNB designed the study, analyzed the data, and wrote the paper. IP performed the statistical analysis. CMM, KAN, KS, MN, and ED collected and analyzed the data. All authors reviewed and approved the final version of the paper.

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IP has received an educational grant from Merck and serves on a Data and Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB) for ExCellThera. AS has served as the Medical Director at the New York Blood Center/National Cord Blood Program and serves on a DSMB for ExCellThera. JNB has received clinical trial funding from Angiocrine Bioscience and unrestricted educational grants from Gamida Cell and Merck. The authors have no other relevant conflicts of interest to declare.

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Politikos, I., Mazis, C.M., Naputo, K.A. et al. Analysis of the CD34+ cell to total nucleated cell content ratio of 619 transplanted and back-up cord blood units. Bone Marrow Transplant (2020).

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